Campaigning news from the North East
RNIB campaigner Joyce Anderson and members of the Northumberland Low Vision Action Group took Mayor of Morpeth, Councillor Alison Byard, on a blindfold walk to highlight the difficulties people with sight loss face every day.
We’re thrilled to announce that Francesca Di Giorgio has joined the Team as Regional Campaigns Officer for the North East.
South Tyneside Council is backing RNIB’s new accessible health information campaign, encouraging NHS and social care providers to meet the information needs of patients with sight loss in the area.
Volunteer Campaign Coordinator Judith met with Stockton Council officers on 12 October to urge them to tackle street obstructions such as A-boards and wheelie bins.
Members of the South Tees Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) found out more about how sight loss advisers support people when they lose their sight, at their AGM in September.